Would You Play the Religion Card for a Day Off Work?

Reader Julie has an interesting dilemma for you all: Here’s the deal. In previous years, teachers in my school district did not work on Yom Kippur or Rosh Hashanah. These were non-paid, non-assigned days. I heard that the reason we got these days off was that there were so many Jewish employees that it was [Read More...]

Thoughts on the Recent Mormon Posts

A while back, I stumbled onto Lindsey Kirth‘s blog and have remained a reader to this day. I think it’s far and away the most entertaining personal blog I read each day. I asked Lindsey to post on this site because I hoped some of her humor would translate to discussing religion. I had no [Read More...]

Pregnant and Pro-Choice

Kelly is now entering her third trimester of pregnancy. (Congratulations to her!) Since she’s always been adamantly pro-choice, people have been asking her if she still feels the same way now that she’s having a child of her own: And this has elicited some interesting reactions from those who know me, both online and physically. [Read More...]

Survey on Coming Out As An Atheist

If you have 20 minutes to spare, please consider helping a couple Godless academics out by taking this survey which inquires about coming out and living as an atheist. As professor Tom Arcaro writes: Why am I doing this research? As a tenured full professor I have no pressing need to add to my curriculum [Read More...]

Reading Religious Texts for Charity

I *love* this project The Penn State Atheist and Agnostic Association held a fundraiser on Saturday to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. How did group members raise the cash? They read aloud from various religious texts: Including the Bible, the Qur’an, and The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. According to The Daily Collegian: [Read More...]